Emily Gottreich

Associate Adjunct Professor
340 Stephens Hall

Emily Gottreich is Chair of the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at UC Berkeley, Associate Adjunct Professor of History and International and Area Studies, and Chair of the undergraduate major in Middle Eastern Studies. Between 2009-2013 she served as the President of the American Institute for Maghrib Studies. She currently serves on the Committee for Academic Freedom of the Middle Eastern Studies Association.

Prof. Gottreich received a Ph.D. in History and Middle Eastern Studies from Harvard University, an M.A. in Middle Eastern Studies from Harvard University, and a B.A. in Middle Eastern Studies from UC Berkeley. Her research focuses on Moroccan Jewish history and Muslim-Jewish relations in broader Arab-Islamic contexts, North African history, and Islamic urban studies.

Courses taught by Prof. Gottreich include: "Current Events in the MENA" (MES 24), World History (IAS 45/GS 45),  “Jews and Muslims” (MES 130/GS 142/HIS 100), “North Africa: History, Culture, Society” (MES 150), “Scope and Methods of Research in MES” (MES 102) and “Senior Thesis and Honors Thesis in MES” (MES 190/H195).


Semester Course Title Syllabus
Fall 2018 100M Special Topics in the History of the Middle East: Jews and Muslims
Spring 2016 100M Jews and Muslims
Fall 2011 100.005 Jews and Muslims